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Category Archives: awareness
(Issue #637) Tying Your Shoes and Wisdom
We can all benefit when we acknowledge and embrace that the light of wisdom shines from generation to generation. ~~~~ What does wisdom mean? The answer to that question differs from person to person, group to group, and day to … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, collaboration, Community, Life lessons, wisdom Leave a comment
(Issue #628) The Story of the Fire
Right or wrong, never knowing what might happen,she was on high alert most of the time. ~~~~~ As I remember, I was about six or seven years old. We lived in a second-floor flat. Mom had to go pickup Dad … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Appreciation, awareness, parental guidance, parenting, present-mindedness Tagged awareness, growth, resilience 4 Comments
(Issue #608) Interconnections
Not sure where the words came from but there they sat in my consciousness. ~~~~~ In the Spring of 2015, Laurie and I made reservations to celebrate our 40th anniversary (February 2016) in Jamaica. A few months later she was … Continue reading
Posted in action, awareness, laughter, love Tagged harmony, mindfulness, resilience 2 Comments
Community Bright Spots! Deck the Chairs
NOTE: You can find more information about the mission of this page here This beaches holiday tradition (since 2013) has become home to many bright spots. You can find more information here. Enjoy your week. And remember to stop and appreciate your Community … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Community, joy, neighborhood Tagged awareness, community, neighborhood, resilience Leave a comment
(Issue #594) The Sunrise is the Experience
Color. Texture. Sound. Feel. Location. Sea Life. Energy. Self. ~~~~~ Heard it again. About sunrise and redundancy. “I don’t get it. Sunrise, again? Why bother? They all look the same!” Were to begin? First, I’ll offer that one may prefer … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, Balance, beach life, health Tagged resilience 3 Comments
(Issue #580) What if Teachers….
It comes down to seeing the person as someone in need of what you have to offer. And finding a respectful many in which to connect with that individual. After my most-recent experience with a repairman not returning phone calls, … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Civility, Community, resilience, teaching and learning Tagged assumptions, collaboration 1 Comment
(Issue #576) Imagine The Karma Of Nobody Told Me
Or maybe we chose—and choose—to imaginethat what we heard and saw would be a passing thing with no immediate consequences. A few months before his murder in 1980, John Lennon entered the studio to record “Nobody Told Me.” It would … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, collective monolgues, Critical Thinking, Life lessons 1 Comment
(Issue #574) Did You Really See That?
What we know we saw, we may not have seen at all. One of the first steps in critical thinking requires we recognize assumptions. When we read, see, or hear something, before we draw a conclusion do we evaluate the … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, awareness, Critical Thinking 2 Comments
(Issue #573) Minding Your To-Don’ts
What do you have on your “To-Don’t” list? What would you like to add? One of the most significant signals Roxie and I learned as we navigated Canine Good Citizen class consists of two words: Leave It! It is a … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Mindfulness 1 Comment